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Served by the United Press VOL. XXXI—NO. 251 n P* HEVIECE COtMER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOME EDITION ISSe «' *»&%$£& BLYTHEV1LU3. ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 8. im SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS WITNESSES IDENTIFY HAUPTMANN Id"' 1 An Ode to Our Capitol Picture by '•':; Margaret Bdiirke-Wliilc Words by ]Ic)cn Wolshimer Eleven Killed as Plane > , Plunges Into Soldierj R e s t o i a I ion o( I Btli Amendment Goal 'of Methodist 1 MEMPHIS, .Ian. 8 «riP)~Blsli6|i, . tamos Cannon jr., imlltmill.'Melli- „,, , ulisl piohlbiuonhi, decried (li slaughter 1 1 of the Innocents by I liunken <(ltlvi>i-> here loday and KARACHI, India, .|nn, « (UP) —Klot'rn finllan Milillrci .worn klllf ed and 1) seriously Injured today when iitt Indian ulv Jbrcc plane lose diu'il into u platoon of; Ironrtt nmneuvi'iltig nenr tli« rivfr The iilijiliuii-, pnicttdug a machine gun dive, failed lo level out os it nenriM Hie ground .olid =ViOi>rjfil iiuo the. platoon. ten plus. They were nimble lo Infill rnnks mid get out of. the way ovnl were crushed under iho liieh ii-fi o pailr of mnlin- Did Age Pension Lews Offebd in Tennessee :>' Rcnioncti/atidii '--of White Is Goal i of Congressional Group WASHINGTON, 'Jan. 8 (UP) — iH'ei 1 lorces 111 lln; house, under new kndershlii of Rejv J. A. Mn>'- lln (Dem,, Col.) today stalled or- Enhlzaiion wllhouf regard to'parl) . Jim; 8 <.Ul'> —Duplicate.)'old age pension bills uovMirig a 1 'mnximiim of'$l n day enrh for ImlUjent persons who. lire yenrs .old or more were itid'C- •ed In the-home nnd'senntc of the Tennessee legislature today. Tlip measures s)>cclfied llv.vl counties mill municipalities would levy additional laxcs lo meet pension pnymeiils. Kliglulr.5. would be restricted to poisons who have lived Hie United Slate.! for In Tennessee 10 yesrsl di outlined a war on liquor nr a irapu In a wheat'field. Trie aitplnm' «cis wvecltcd ^, plans to ca'ni to congress/, BWiop Cannon here' tor a rflfjet Ing of ilie r College of Bishops! ot the MethodM Episcopal Church ioiitli, declared there :wefe- two lilngs uppermost In his ininii 'm lie nc« prohibition dihe ' \ ' 1. — Enactment of a new prbhtbl- .ioii constitutional amendment, md > 2. — Passage, by congress 'of; 'lap's eliminating ndvortiscmciiU'-.of Ip- toxicating beveiages fromi thf •adlo nnd printed page, The / pvopc-sed new prohibition Trie aitplnuc «cis wrecked ami the pilot and observer'werf sllght- 1) 'mji.ied, . . ;. , nmenriment. fers, 'littin amendment intoxicating the from the 'old 11 c'lange 1 ; the 1 to nlcal'ollc' Cigaiclte Tax Ruling Means Cut o{ Nearly $5,000 in Apportionment tlu' political 'cnmpulgn for silver i reriionrtfzntlon, nepresentiuive Martin, selected by colleagues from jwestern mining sidles, studied 'tile membership, d( n projected, silver Committee tfiA pirinnei) to consult silver leaders In the senate ; regarding n program, terms of which have not I yet- been decided. Tho new organization is e>: T peeled to be u more ofteellve .nnd larger bloc limn the loosely ' organized group which enrolled 105 members til the lust session of congress. Ro'prosc ntnilvc Martin told : the |:ci milled lo own more thnn £2,000 Aped 1 lopewejl Resident and New . .York Taxi Diivei Testify PLEMWdTON, P>—Tivo more N. J., Jon 8 (tr witnesses today The stale aHiortlonmci common it to school (iuut'h) lc ' • Biytlievllle!,,,, teficol district,: which hns • been In executive reports from ences the inemlws repre'ient said, jiif ;!8th bn - ^AVrTon'fef rec?m WM°"°< lH attorney gen- \tiiioMs confei e|al ro)lcpralng .p,^ d | stritatlon of clgjiro.it,;' tux 'proceeds is upheld, it Is estimated by. VV. D. Mo-' [Clurkin, superintendent of schools. Under the attorney general's op- nlon cigarette •'. tax-- .proceeds, amounllnj : to : over $700,000 per -ear, which- 'hitherto have gone nto the comnSon .school fund; will go this sear to the school equaliza Uon fund, In- which the local school district does not share. The cigarette IBS in the imt, lias ac- coi jue 1 (pi, about 30 pel cent of tne LOrairrcn school funtt appor ticiiinenl. Its loss.' this seat therefore, . promises ,to .cost trie local district al l^a-t JI500 ne reduchtn In apportionment fiirtl-ej- nograiate th» already aifiiculi financial situation of the local dislilct According to of the school 1 card It wtl United Press the present silver law "Iras been .sitting us a step-child Ion [he treasury door." stnrtcd In to carry out silver would BO up to $1 benefit, silver mln- the cur- Gtis Djxon Assessed on" Conviction of False Pietensp Chaige Ous DKon negro, alleged io ha\e lieen operating o free goi crnmniV larit^ agency on As 1 street here was fined $300 by Act Ing Judge V G Kolland in municipal court \esterda\ on a charge Qf . ottainlnfc" mqrfey. under, false pretense , ., Di\on oftered no defen-e aftTi ;,„",. f motion U> dl^ nl's filed hj hi. prohablj male itefauli tihavold!)bl» tlifs >ear on bond nlaturui-s general's,, opinion The attoine\ thai the tale icvenue de [parttneiit had. followed" an"erroh (Photo : by •Macgav'e.t Bniirke-White;- Copyiight: KISS, NEA ..Service;- Inc.) attunit-v Olaud^ P Cooper had been overruled An appeal \vi> noted. Dixon. according to evidence pre* 1 sented, was alleged" to have represented, to negroes . here that he could <wiire free goi eminent land fov them in. Mississippi coun- ;y on .payment-of C3Itain opnllca- lion fees,-'amounting'to'nliont $10, with applications'to-be- hnndled A 8 , • S rugged and as strong ns wind-barer! trees Thai ihrpugh (he marching: centuries withslanil The turbulence and gales that sweep _the world .May yotrrcmain, cpurageniis as they planned - Who king ago with. beauVy anil with strength Set y<ui, sun-rrowrvcd, a- beacon true and high. 1 Oh nifty you. he as sfeadfasl and as firm. In laws you weave, as trees that mark (he sky! him. ant Bureau Announces Figures on 1934' Cotton Production ' WASHINGTON,' Jan. 8 (UP)World cotton production lost yfar totaled 23.MO.000 bales. 3,iOq,0(W bales less than In 1933, Ihe bureau of .agricultural economics estimated today. , • s • The estimate was 200.000 bales b-low the crop Indicated In November, chiefly because of reduced prospects in India. Allowance was made, however, for a 100,000 bale increase in both the Untied-states nnd southern Brazil since November. Tlie Indlrated - world crop Is'the Finallest since 1923-24. Experts of American cotton, the bureau reported, continued com- pnrolivcly small [hiring Noi'cmbci nnd the first half of December November rhlpnients were nearly 38 per cent less than In 1033 nnd the smallest for that month since 1918. Exports during Uic four months ended November 30 were 1,466,003 bales, or 44 per cent less Ihnn two years ago nnd 47. per cent below average. Cold Keeps .'Roosevelt , j in While House Study : WASHINGTON,' Jan.-' 8 (UP)—- For-fhe -second--successive day President Roosevelt remained today In : -hls White House, study, still sufTerlng Ihe efTeii.^.;of a plight head 'cold. ;-..i-'- ; .'-..'!//"' Lettern found oh flic .defend- eous interpretation' of.'tlie "law in cudiilng clgarettd t^x colleelloii.-. lo the comnon «chool fund sine 0 I'l Act IS of 1131 provided U (lie fir t $7iOOflo of cigarette ix proceeds should 1 l;c credited to coinmcn sihocl fuiid.'.tlic'ncxt 150.000 to Iho'cqualizalibri fillip iid 'flint' thereafter ."each fund 'as lo share CQuaily: In the col cclions. . On the' theory that the ejislature intended that the cbm- ' he dicated that a was arrested •' in- Memphis attorney might have been involved in the scheme witli (ho defendant. Aho in his possession was n letter from a federal bureau or office advising him tirat ..only nbout --nine acres of .free entry land was open in tills county.' The negro allegedly, had represented himself as able tp ECfure - 40;.^o ISO' ocvc tracts '/of "goi'ernmeht land" for various' application.-.';fees.. [Police Believe They Have ' I .10 > r r> Johnson Says, Balancing Of Budget Is; Needed . PHILADELPHIA,' Jan.- 8 Business confidence could ; .be~'.r£- stored'' In three • > monttis. J . i tj;;tal- Eiicliig the ferlE'ral.'biidget'ian'd!re- moving all fear,- of Inflation, • Qen. Hugh S. Johittbn, retired"'NSA ad- minlstralor, said today ln'. r an ,'ar- LocateJ ..Source of 'Bo.. gus. Coins '.•; t Luther'' Blake, 27,, alleged counterfeiter, was .taken Into .custody here today "by police nnd sheriff's J. A. Mills, 82, Dies at Son's Home at Lepanto LEPANTO, Ark. — Funeral .«r •ices for J. A. Mills. 82. who flic- :imibecl Saturday nt -the liome o ils son. J. Hugh Mills, promtnen nsrchont here, were held Sunda Kith the Key. G. H. Gray, pasto of • the First Methodist church conducting Ihe services, Interrnen deputl^s In.-a.rald on.Blake's room tide in Ihe Saturday Evening Posl in i the. Galnes quarters. Police Chief' Ed Rice said that one bogvis 50-cent pleee was found on Blake's person jnd that several others .he Is alleged to liave Bank Robbers Make Escape With $ GARFIELD, N. J,, Jan. 8 (UP) — Five bandits, some carrying j passed al various business places jwcrc in possession of officers. A (small..quantity of lead was found •at Blake's place, It was slated jbiit. a. search failed to reveal any molds for. making the lead coins The United States secret service office at Memphis was notified of ion, In the cemetery near Hlgjin Ark. Billion Dollar "Racket" Charged by New Yovk tCongiessman "WAfcHINOTON 3m S '(UP)-^ The iiouse launched the firs> 111' \sstlgatlon of IIjc 7*th contress todnj',appro\lpg R proposal 7 Wf Inquir) IntQ real estate bofldWIa- era 'orojfcttv?; corntrdtiees, 1 "' l The IriQairyi ^hlch ^nq'sjarlijrt last session andnUU "ov »ba c6n^ tinued haq aife,ad> uncovered e^- Istence of a r racket In fthlijr) broad collusion and'dUiionMti figure Representative John J , Connor (Dem , N Y.) said' ' Oconncr predicted man> ol the a c es Kill be prosecuted O Connor 5 resolution for continence of ,the lmestlg£tion--by a peclnl commHtfe headed bj Rep- eicnfatlve Adolph babbath tEK!m\ 11) vns idoptcd unnulmoUJl> 'We." linve JusW scratched', .the \irfocc tn" the inquiry .of last ses Jon,", said O'Connor, ,. a : mE'mber if the committee. "The work Involved Is' ol tremendous dimensions Senator Loses Again in Fight to Escape $500,000 Libel Suit : WASHINGTON, ,)nn. il tUP) — Senator liuey Long (Dem., 'Ln.) slUTeied a rebuff today In district supreme court In luY fight agolnst trlnl of n.'$600,800-libel ault filed by Oeh. Somiiel T. Aliseil, former judge -, nilvocnts general of the United -slates army. : justice bnnlel VV.'- O'Donaglni' tAiay dismissed Long's mollan; tm »;imore -spcfcifk*. istatement of An- ie'li's' siilt. ' •' '" Tlie suit, was filed after copies a i speech I/>ng ,-made on UK of the icnate Februaty 1 1 had been mailed lo persons Wellington and. LohlRlana. Long nsked HID courl to reqiilr nsell to slate whether he claimed lie alleged liiiel was a correob copy of the speech and If not lion It was tacorrefet arid y,h°ths\ he claimed the, plligcd Ubsl ^is a-ni tVirofigh t,Te ijiall* undsr nn oflicial frjink > »i linked,Oruiio Rlcli»r<l with the kidnaping ami murder of the Lindbergh baby Mundus lioqniiuUU, 87-j ear old iiiulnti aimy ^elciai} and real dent of Hopewcll, placed tils hand Havplmann's kn?o!; and jnvofp' e sa\.\ him near ihe Ilndbergh ome in, ai\ automobile 'at no'cm n~the daj of ths kldnap'n; Joseph VnTone, B Ne\\ York aMcnb dilvei, lestlfled in flcrnooiv that Hauutmann wa 1 : tl,o mutt «lio fjave hfin i\ note lo de- to Dr. John p. Condon,, inter^ iiedinry In the negotiations \UtIi lie kidnap;) C>a^r Ifr Strengthened Three persons' have,'now, branded Haiiptinntin ns Icing implicated :ln Iho crime. Co! Clmiles A Lindbergh nl- -cnoj has testified that Haupt- iiianiis voice Is th^ one he licnrd in St. Raymond's cemcteiy calling ' Hoy Dootor,' to Condon findfcergh addfd that he belleyed llaiiplmami guilts ' ^ Hie identifications of Hnupt- ninnn by Hcchmuth and PeiTone came os sitiajlilng surprises it\ the uon school fund -should ' receive he first . S7SO.OOO .-collected each ear the revenue ; dppSrlment has ieen giving all of the;,'co!lecllons. fhlch never have exccedtd $760,00 in one'year,; tb"ih6;;common ichool. fund. Under-the'new ruing [lie coirimon'.'schcoPfiiml will gel no more cigarette tax monej intll. Ihe equalfeaflon 'fund ha? received $750,ODQ; . ; the new .ruling will result, in t loss of apportionment ; "tp ntorl oil, Nftelsslppji county dlsiricts - Jan 8 (UP)'— Masonic funeral services" rof 1 J Fr^nk Beajlejj sfati^bond r*efUnd- Ing' Jxiiiril 15 silptrvisori" i^ho dlarl IHFt,n]0if; wilV'be* held Mer 11 r A M," tomoi-rdrt; IhHIie ' At , Eeasiey suc*ci,mbed v after nil op efatlon following n hHef 'illness and takes into" account $8,000.- COO.OOO In .real estate bonds of which. probably only, half can be ccovered by the 3,000,000 investors. chine guns, held \ip the'. Outfield Blake's arrest. A secret service Trust company today, frightened ngenl Is expected here tomorrow employes and customers Into sub-jto study Iho case. Blake's removal mission wllh several shots, and:to Jonesnoro pending hearing on fled with loot estimated'qt S5.000.in federal cliaige for making bogus 1 coins is expected to follow. I Blake came here from Lake City :about two months ago and had Private Schools Must Obey Mexican Government -He is survived by two soi«. J. Hugh Mills, of Lepanlo, and A. P. Mills, of Kennett, Mo., and one daiighttr. Mrs. Ethel Mays, of Lc- panto. nnd one brother. Frank Mills, of Neiv Albany, Miss. Mr. Mills was for years a prominent merchant of Hlgginson. rear Kensett. retiring several years "so. Ke has made his lirane'lier with' ms son. J. Hugh Mills. Stolen Truck Found Abandoned in Country A light, truck, owned by R. J. Dodson, local furniture dealer, svfts found abandoned on a Clear lake road after It, had been stolen Pat- Farmers Bank Votes 10 Per CenrDividen The usual ten per cent divWend was declared lo, stockholders of the. Fanners Rank and Trust company In the annual meeting' to- iJ.n.y. B. A. Ljnch was re-elected president for the ,13th year and othpr officers renamed were: t. R. Johnson, vice-president; P. E. R. L. Banister, Rlley B. Jone.s, : Warren, cashier: assistant, cashier; asslslant cashier; Max lagan, formerly bookkeeper, elected assistant, cashier; iCecil Shane, secretary and attorney. Members of the board of directors are: B. A. Lynch, t. R. Johnson, F. E. Warren, Cecil Slmne, C. A. Richards, R.-E. Lee Wilson, Four Held to Grand Jury in Freight Car Theft Case Corley Davidson, Aaron Anderson and L. V. Weaver-were bound over (o await action of the spring srand Jury on cluirges of burg- lory and grand larceny and Burl Davidson. was bound over to the grand Jury on a charge of receiving stolen property by Acting .luijge V., O. Holland yesterday. The four men were allegedly Involved in the liiirglary of a freight car In which a number ot articles were .stolen. : A' plea of-guilty to illegal possession ol intoxicating liquor was entered for Hal Fletcher, Midnight Inn operator, who was fined : ?50 A charge of burglary against I Aubrey Hayes and a similar charge against Prince Tucker were dl.-;missed, , : '.- -. George Edwards; negro, was fined Slfl for petit jar6eny in the tlieft'of n quanUty' of co'nl, Preii Williams, negro, was fined $10 for tiie (heft of some cottonseed Louise Penrlergrass and, W. M Administration Policy At Stake In Court Test WASHINGTON Jan 8 tUPf—. fifonetary policies of. the administration went on trial before the supreme court-today as arguinenls begun •'which challenge, vlic power of congress to' declart; the gold clause In public,and private con- (racls Invslid. ccuiiroom drvma and defense counsel v'soroiisly attached testimony < ^ As compared to evidence^ i Sously disclosed at liie, Hauptmann c v ttndltlon healing In New York and" 1 by police Investigator^ the stales case now seemed much trongw Jhan could have bsen j 'LlniV'-tHaiiptrnnnti' Mutters -'' • Panone told ; how'0 mjn, had approaclieil Ws yaxlcub in>. the B t onx and'hand&d^hlnr! d ,no*e illh Ihstructforis 'to 'ttK'^ jl to Condons home ' »^ ^"f i fj> tisked Atlr <3^h^. pfl\^dW^_\Vflerlfa v 'He fet 1 ' Perrotie" rb'pffefi *> _ 'Step do)\H froin the Ilimd, and . ftoln.t Wrn" out.v WllentaSsaid Petrone walkMt'actbss^ th*' feet thaf separate ' r t) N e" r jill chalrfrovn. HaUpirrlRnuiard clamped a heavy hSnd y 'on ^R.'prtsDn- crs shoulder ' _ > V Vo'u re a liar FaupimaruV mut- Ipred, too low to bi ha'ird bj anytpclj except thd'e stftfijg directly lehind him, * ' ' ', Hauptmann told the ', United Piess" later that" Joierlh Perrone v 'must be crazy to Identify me after two and a half'years.' r «/e;itz said late, today that Dr John ' P. Condon " probably lot testify until tomorrow. Dont Wttli Te«ih SANTO, Tex. : (UP) — Armaml Bernard Cox entered the world icre recently ^with two teeth de•eloped nnd ready for 1 , me.. Slamlngocs hafrc straight bills when young; Ihe curious bend de- yelojis as they tniture, . MEXICO CITY, Jan. 8 (OP)— The government's program Of soclnltslie education has bceii eX" tended to private schools and vm- le&s they adhere they must close, (lie United Press learned today, within Iti limits! served one lerm In the Arkansas penitentInr'y for grand larceny. Tills bank Is a member of the Federal Reserve system and each jampulil is Insured up to $5,000 by the Federal Deposit Immance co poration. Heart Fails Following Invasion by Drunks urdy A night. farmer, crossing his noticing Melds os away from the stranded ordered him to stop. Tlie a negro If walking (rack, Pincliot Divorcee May Dance Again would f Pendergrass were fined lars for disturbing the five dol peace. Davis Hopeful Naval Accord Will Be Reached WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 <ltP)— An optimistic view of the possibility of an eventual naval agreement among the United State? Crest Britain and Japan was pre- |sented today by Norman H. Davis, .. - -._,.. -.-- negroj Physicians attributed his death dropped a sack of chickens as ho 'to excitement brought about in London's new night silent 7/Jne'increased his speed and was soon .connection with Die incident, has morc ; than ,2,000,000 residentsjOiit of sight...The truck's gas tank, 1 , Shlmi was the son of Judge A. RUSSE1AVILUS, Ark., Jim. 8 (U|Chiet American delegate, return- PU11U , (11IB uel Mllul ^ ,„ .„ „. i')— Kcmer Shlnn, 40. died of heart jing from the London naval con- p| a f;. 01Q the nephew ot Peiinsyl- fallurs loday when a drunken "*""" neljlibor broke Into his house, authorities said. Davis said that despite appar- 0 [ a N ew York banker. Mrs. (!lf- cnt failure of tRe naval .conversa- was empty ana one- tire was flit. B. Shlnn. versatlons. tlons In London lie believed the Following her divorce in Tampa. Flames Destroy Koonce ^ Home on South Lilly Roy Kooncc's residence, 638 South Lilly street, was practically de.stroyed by fire yesterday. The. loss, "not including ' - household goods, was estimated, at $1,500, partially covered by: insurance .' Fire Chief Hoy Head said th£ fire apparently was caused 'by art .overheated stove, Koonce having built a fire in the stove and then left Ihe room for sbme'-llm: Shot In Foot ALTON, Ksn. (UP)—Two hours after Kenrieth Hoar accidentally discharged a rifle, he discovered lhal he had shot himself through. the foot. He said he "hadn't felt it. T)cg -fs Fire- Alarm ." ,Ore. : ' (up) — While.,O: a" 1 Wolfe . was Visiting .neighbors, his house caught fire, His dog .leaped through. a \vlndox of Ihe burning structure, ran to I the neighbors' ^lorns, and led them back to the biaze. Find Bare Np\vsf3i«rj KLAMATB FALLS, Crs. (UP)—. Several lOO-yesr-o'.d Issuss r>I the New .''York Mirror wm found by J. D. Pearson and L. R. Bruce In an abandoned - cabin. The capers were In fair 'preservation and were dated 1834. . vaala's rftfr«d governor, and son ford Plnchot 3rd is contemplating a return to tlie statfe as meeting there had prepared 'the danctr. Mrs. Plncliot. dauabier ground for an eventual agreement ot Gabriel Voisln, Preach Ruto which might even.be : reached"dut-1 maguate, was awarded custo-'ij ol ing the present year, her two children. WEATHER I ARKANSAS—Fair, cooler in cast | tonight. Wednesday partly cloudy, j warmer In wc-st. | Memphis and Vicinity—Fair arid i colder tonljlit, lowest temperature i 40 lo 45. Wednesday fair. ' Tile maximum temperature here, yesterday was 59, minimum 49, cloudy with, 67 c{ an inch rainfall, according to Samuel P, Norrls, ofi !il \\eattfer observer, *

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